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Solving the final 50 feet: interview with Barbara Ivanov
For businesses that make city deliveries, the challenge isn't so much the last mile as the last 50 feet, starting with the battle for parking space. Barbara Ivanov and her team at the Urban Freight Lab are looking for ways to ease the pain.
How will 2019 stack up for truckers?
Trucking companies owned the freight markets in 2018, setting new records for everything from tonnage to revenues. Matching that won't be easy.
FMCSA proposes changes to hours-of-service rule
Agency seeks public comment on changes designed to give truck drivers more flexibility and improve safety.
Booming economy drives U.S. business logistics costs up 11.4 percent
While shippers struggled to keep pace with tight capacity and rising rates in 2018, many of those pressures are starting to ease, says 30th annual State of Logistics Report.
Free ride
Under current law, drivers of gas- and diesel-powered vehicles shoulder the burden of highway maintenance and repair costs, while drivers of electric vehicles get a free ride. This will have to change.
Transportation industry leaders named to TSA committee
ATA leaders to serve on TSA's newly created Surface Transportation Security Advisory Committee.
Rail regulators withdraw proposed safety rule requiring "crew redundancy"
Railroad workers union warns of driverless trains, considers legal appeal.
Government proposes second young-driver pilot program
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration furthers efforts to expand pool of qualified interstate commercial truck drivers with proposed pilot program aimed at non-military young drivers.
Trade experts counsel measured response to China tariffs
Warning there may be more pain ahead, speakers at an international trade conference offered do's and don'ts for mitigating the impact of higher tariffs on Chinese goods.
The logistics world's Groundhog Day
Bill Murray would fit right in as the industry keeps grappling with the same issues over and over and over ...

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